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Summary of benthos at Gazi Bay, Kenya (EC-project 1989-1992)
Citable as data publication
Schrijvers J.; Coomans A.; Vakgroep Biologie; Faculteit Wetenschappen. Ugent: Belgium; (2016): Summary of benthos at Gazi Bay, Kenya (EC-project 1989-1992). http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/145
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Description
Benthos density and abiotic data for 12 sampling stations in Gazi Bay. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Schrijvers, J. (1991). Ecological study of the benthos of the mangroves and surrounding beaches at Gazi Bay, Kenya - a summary report. Thesis. Universiteit Gent - Faculteit Wetenschappen, Vakgroep Biologie: Gent. 18, 1 table, 25 figures pp. more

Summary of thesis "Ecologische studie van het benthos van de mangroves en aanpalende stranden van Gazi Bay, Kenia." This thesis is part of the EC-project "Dynamics and Assessment of the mangrove ecosystem in Kenya" (1989-1992).

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Granulometry, Macrobenthos, Mangroves, Meiobenthos, Sediment analysis, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay, Annelida, Crustacea, Mollusca

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]

Parameters
Gravel fraction, Macrobenthos density, Meiobenthos density, Organic matter (OM), Sand fraction, Silt content

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie, moredata creator Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Schrijvers, J. (1991). Ecological study of the benthos of the mangroves and surrounding beaches at Gazi Bay, Kenya - a summary report Thesis Universiteit Gent - Faculteit Wetenschappen, Vakgroep Biologie: Gent. 18, 1 table, 25 figures pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-05-17
Information last updated: 2016-05-17
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